- Weekly Roundup: August 8th NPR 25:53
The unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% in July — a low for the pandemic. Nearly a million new jobs were added to the economy — although restaurants and factories are still hurting for workers. Covid cases continued to rise, too. We take a look at the two ends of the response spectrum: New York City’s vaccine mandate and Florida’s free-for-all.
This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Asma Khalid, chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley, national correspondent Greg Allen, and national correspondent Jasmine Garsd.
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